How to be a complete musician

Once you start progressing as a musician it’s easy to play to your strengths and neglect weaker skills. So you become a good ear player who struggles to read a melody; or a keen sight-reader who avoids improvising. Or maybe you - Read More...

Your goal is not to learn a million chords

I recently had a conversation with a frustrated guitarist looking for an easy way to learn jazz chords on guitar. He’d tried several books and even some lessons from reputable teachers, but it didn’t help. “To be honest,” he said, - Read More...

Simplicity is the key

The KISS principle (Keep It Simple Stupid) is well known among engineers and software developers. It strikes a chord because there is a natural human tendency to overcomplicate, even when the most effective - Read More...

Is it possible to get more from limited practice time?

Ask any musician about practice and they will almost certainly say they wish they had more time. But throughout most of our lives practice opportunities are limited. So what can you do to get - Read More...

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    Circle of Fifths

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    Play Violin The Cuban Way

    Learn to play melodies, rhythms and improvised solos in the Cuban style on the violin. Excellent audio CD contains wonderfully authentic demo and practice tracks. Read more...

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  • Mark Levine
    Mark Levine

    Mark Levine is one of the world's most trusted authorities on jazz theory and jazz piano. His books are widely used and recommended because he uses the language that working jazz musicians use; and he makes seemingly daunting topics more accessible by referring to musical examples from classic recordings.

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  • Jamey Aebersold
    Jamey Aebersold

    Jamey Aebersold is one of the most familiar voices among jazz musicians because his signature count in is heard by generations of players every time they practise. Follow the link below to discover the Aebersold titles we recommend most often.

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  • Hal Crook
    Hal Crook

    Hal Crook is author of key texts such as How To Improvise and Ready, Aim, Improvise. Hal Crook's books are used by Berklee College, Boston and Trinity College of Music, London and on the reading list of many other leading music colleges and conservatoires.

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  • Greg Fishman
    Greg Fishman

    Chicago tenor saxophonist Greg Fishman is author of our most popular books of saxophone duets and bebop etudes. He has also author of Jazz Guitar Etudes, Jazz Trumpet Etudes, Tasting Harmony, and Jazz Phrasing For Beginners.

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